These last couple of weeks have been busy! I've been back at work and seem to have less and less time to read or blog as the days go by. After having spent all of last weekend working, I was determined not to do the same this weekend so managed to get enough done in the evenings of the week to take the whole weekend off. And it's been glorious! I have slept in, watched way too much trashy TV and of course caught up with my adorable nephew, who has just learned to crawl.
I've been in a funny mood when it comes to reading lately. Nothing seems to please me, despite the fact that I'm reading books that I just know I would love at any other time. I picked up Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere, which I've been meaning to get to for ages, but it just didn't feel right. It was good, but I didn't love it in the way I hoped I would. The same thing happened with Out of Africa, which is starting to feel like a bit of a slog, to be honest. I hope I can get my reading mojo back soon!
This upcoming week, I'm going to continue to work on my work-life balance and hopefully read some books I can be excited about. Thursday is my husband and I's ten year anniversary of starting to date, so we're heading out for a meal on Thursday night then apparently he has a surprise planned for Friday. I can't believe ten years has passed but at the same time so much has happened. We were only 17 and 18 when we met and since then we have both finished school, completed two degrees each, rented a flat together, been on lots of amazing holidays, became teachers, got married and bought a house. And typing that all out just made me feel old....
This week, I've been reading: